|Winery:||Jericho Canyon Vineyard|
|Region:||USA » California » Napa|
Jericho Canyon Vineyard
In the 1980s, we moved from the Bay Area to Calistoga after we purchased a small ranch in Jericho Canyon at the base of Mt. St. Helena. It took less than a minute to know that this ranch was what we had been looking for the previous three years: it had a creek filled with tadpoles and water skeeters, a 100 year old farm house, a pond shaded by gorgeous oak trees, a stupendous view of the Palisades and Mt. St. Helena, and meadows dotted with wild flowers. We knew without a doubt that this was the place to raise our children. Originally given in a land grant to a veteran of the Civil War as payment for his services, the ranch is situated along the road to the old Silverado Mine, a spot made famous by Robert Lewis Stevenson in his book Silverado Squatters. The property had been used as a cattle ranch since the 1930s, but it showed evidence of a pre-Prohibition vineyard alongside of Jericho Creek. We replanted the old vineyard and extended it up the canyon, terracing extensively due to the steepness of Read more »
A wonderful dry, spicy, fruit-rich, intense and harmonious effort with power and balance. An opulent nose brings dark fruits, cloves and peppery spices in a medley of nicely blended aromas. The palate is beautifully dry without losing a rich dark fru...
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A wonderful dry, spicy, fruit-rich, intense and harmonious effort with power and balance. An opulent nose brings dark fruits, cloves and peppery spices in a medley of nicely blended aromas. The palate is beautifully dry without losing a rich dark fruit center of blackberry and currant, surrounded by a bowl of earthy minerality. Spicy pepper o... Read More
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